Category Archives: coronavirus

RI devotes $4.8 million to boost outdoor activities

RI devotes $4.8 million to boost outdoor activities

Rhode Island is distributing $4.8 million in grants to 21 business entities, including seven cities and towns to support restaurants and other businesses with outdoor activities, expanding al fresco dining and sales that began at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.MORE

Biden COVID coordinators leaving in April, Jha to take over

Biden COVID coordinators leaving in April, Jha to take over

President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients and his deputy Natalie Quillian are leaving the administration next month, the White House announced Thursday. They will be replaced by Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health.MORE

Military prepares to leave Rhode Island hospitals

Military prepares to leave Rhode Island hospitals

Nearly two dozen members of a military medical team that helped ease the burden on overwhelmed hospital personnel during the COVID omicron surge are getting ready to leave Rhode Island after nearly seven weeks. MORE

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